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Why Today’s Poll Numbers on Health Proposals Are Bound to Change

Drew Altman discusses how public opinion can change as health proposals move from the idea stage to real legislative debates in this Wall Street Journal Think Tank column.

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Two Studies Draw Different Conclusions on State of Black America

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses how studies with conflicting views of progress and problems for African Americans can both be true, and why African Americans may feel the problems more than the progress.

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Partisanship’s Grip On The Affordable Care Act

In this Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank column Drew Altman analyzes data from an upcoming Kaiser poll and discusses how partisanship is the dominant factor shaping views of the Affordable Care Act for Republicans and Democrats enrolled in marketplace plans.

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Clinton-Sanders Contest Fuels Democratic Support for Expanding Obamacare

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses how the debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders about how to get to universal coverage has generated more support among Democrats for expanding the Affordable Care Act (and less support for the law as is).

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Obamacare? Zika? Which Health Stories Americans Actually Follow

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman analyzes the Kaiser Health Policy News Index to determine which health stories in the news have broken through to the public the most in the last year. One conclusion: it wasn’t the Affordable Care Act.

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What Paul Ryan’s Stance on 2016 Means for Health Care

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses the implications of Paul Ryan’s decision to rule out being drafted as a Republican presidential candidate for the 2017 health care agenda and how it could focus greater attention on proposals to change Medicare and Medicaid along with the Affordable Care Act.

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